If you’re on social media in Hawaii, it’s not uncommon to see derogatory posts targeting Micronesians.

So we asked a group of Micronesians to respond to some of the tweets and comments. Here’s what they said:

To hear more from these interviewees, click here to read more about the prejudice some have experienced at work. 

Join us for a panel discussion called #BeingMicronesian In Hawaii as part of the 2019 Honolulu Biennial. The event will delve into what discrimination against Micronesians looks like and what’s being done about it. Click here to get your free ticket to the event on April 6 at 4 p.m.

And check out Civil Beat’s previous coverage:

Micronesians In Hawaii Still Struggle To Get Health Care

Study: Chuukese Patients In Hawaii Often Face Discrimination

#BeingMicronesian in Hawaii Means Lots Of Online Hate

Why Talking About Anti-Micronesian Hate Is Important

Racial Inequality In Hawaii Is A Lot Worse Than You Think

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